by Max Brantley
If not for those two states, Arkansas might rank worst in the country at health care services and delivery, according to this rating by the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality.
At the link, play the slide show and stop at No. 3, where you can get the breakdown on the reasons for Arkansas's poor performance. Weak in most categories, in short.
And Republicans ask why in the world Gov. Mike Beebe would talk about expanding Medicaid or participating in a program that would dramatically increase the number of people in Arkansas with health insurance.
We're better than Texas, aren't we? Ain't that enuff?